Amanda Craig

In a Perpetual State of Amorous Engagement

Stendhal

By Jonathan Keates

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Readers wishing to improve their sex lives should immediately try the following from Stendhal’s journals: Take one tarantula, and reduce to ashes. Mix with olive oil, and rub the resulting paste on the big toe of the right foot. A permanent erection follows.

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